Letters – Michael Blackett to George Moorecroft – 20 May 1679

Document Type: Letters
Date: 20 May 1679
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: George Moorecroft
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Geo: Moorecroft                                             Newcastle     May the 20: 1679


I very much wonder of your keeping me soe in Ignorance never to mention one little of yr Intentions, I desired your Cousin, to desire you to write me about Some businesse, but to this day not a word in Answer, Sir <miles> was here who will Compound upon noe other tearmes then <laseing> the Land in Yorkshire for £600: Huddleston is Laid in Goale, soe noe mony to be gott of him for the Rent by post, pray write his Bro: of itt the tenants of Eland Hall turnes all tenants to him, and yet all this while we due nothing, att Least not that I know of, I desire you not to be soe sparing of yr pen and <I ke Cale>  not <say penies> and write me once in 14 how things goes on In doeing whereof you will oblidge           


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